Drupal is a free, open-source CMS (Content Management System) application built on PHP. It is a powerful solution for creating various online projects starting from personal blogs, through corporate platforms all the way up to political and governmental websites.
The script was first written and released by Dries Buytaert in 2001 and it was focused on messaging. Since 2014 the application is developed and maintained by a community of users, which assures the reliability it is proud of.
The latest major release of the platform – Drupal 8 was announced in 2015 and includes brand new features and improvements such as the WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editing interface and the new intuitive object-oriented backend.
Since 2017 the application is used by more than 1.2 million websites including well-known organizations, governmental and university platforms and many others.
Despite of the fact that there are lots of CMS scripts available on the market Drupal has a leadership position, compared to the others. At the chart below you can see the market share that Drupal takes:
As a conclusion we would like to say that Drupal is a great tool for building any kind of website, it gives you the opportunity to modify it in various manners and add different functionalities in it. In case you are an experienced developer you will also be able to implement additional functions to the codebase and provide the visitors of your website with unique and comfortable feeling.